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Depressive Affinities: Bergman’s “Thirst” and Zanussi’s “Contract”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Early in Ingmar Bergman’s 1949 “Thirst,” a serpent is plucked from a sun-dappled wood and placed on a swarming anthill. It’s meant as an image of paradise encumbered, and it sets the tone for what will … Continue reading

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